Jerusalem, the cornerstone of Christianity, and to the rhythms of Africa, one of the most vibrant sects in the Holy City gather to celebrate Easter.

For some, the journey has meant a pilgrimage from a country once ruled over by one of the most exotic figures in history, the Queen of Sheba.

For these are her people, and here, on ground bequeathed to her by none other than Solomon himself, they proclaim that Christ has risen.

In a heady mix of styles ranging from African to Hebrew and Christian tradition, the Ethiopians bring to the Holy City one of its most colorful rituals.